zibellina, the sable (German, Zobel and Zebel; Swedish, sabel; Russian, sobel, a word probably of Turanian origin), which closely resembles the last, if indeed it differs except in the quality of the fur - the most highly valued of that of all the group. The sable is found chiefly in eastern Siberia.
SABLE, the name of a small quadruped, closely akin to the martens, and known by the zoological name of Mustela zibellina.
zibellina derive from the Ital.
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